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Farhan Akhtar (I)


Writer Javed Akhtar's and Honey Irani's son 'Farhan Akhtar' is an extremely talented and creative and young director and has made a place for himself in very little time. He entered Bollywood at the age of 17, assisting directors and cinematographers. He dropped out of college and did various jobs like working for a TV production house and setting ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2011)
(2001)
Don Producer
(2006)
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Milkha Singh
(2013)

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 2019 Made in Heaven (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.9 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Gully Boy (producer) (post-production)
 2018 Mirzapur (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Barfi (2018) ... (producer)
- Bhaukal (2018) ... (producer)
- Virginity (2018) ... (producer)
- Wafadar (2018) ... (producer)
- Gooda (2018) ... (producer)
 2018/I Gold (producer)
 2018 3 Storeys (producer)
 2017 Fukrey Returns (producer)
 2017 Inside Edge (TV Series) (producer)
 2017 Raees (producer)
 2016 Rock On 2 (producer)
 2016 Baar Baar Dekho (producer)
 2015 Bangistan (producer)
 2015 Dil Dhadakne Do (producer)
 2013 Fukrey (producer)
 2012 Talaash (producer)
 2011 Don 2 (producer)
 2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (producer)
 2011/I Game (producer)
 2010 Karthik Calling Karthik (producer)
 2009 Luck by Chance (producer)
 2008 Rock On!! (producer)
 2007/II Positive (Short) (producer)
 2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (producer)
 2006/I Don (producer)
 2004 Lakshya (producer)
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[December 2011 - Q: "Who is Farhan the actor's favourite actor?"] I do enjoy watching Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, and Ajay Devgan purely for the fact that when you see their body of work, and the body of work of most other actors, you notice that these guys bring something new to the table by way of a story or character. See more »

Trivia:

Farhan was ready with a powerful script for a film on the lines of a Hollywood war movie complete with a Hollywood cast. The film was titled Sid and was to have majority of the crew and cast member from the West. The script was ready and was supposedly a power packed action venture. The story is war-based, along the lines of Hollywood flick 300. Sid was to be directed by Farhan's best director ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with the music director trio of Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa credited as Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. Till 2009 they have composed music in all the films that Farhan has directed (Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Lakshya (2004), Don (2006)) and starred in (Rock On!! (2008) and Luck by Chance (2009)) See more »

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Capricorn

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